Government and Politics

Published on December 16, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Washington braces for this week’s expected vote to impeach President Donald Trump, partisan battle lines hardened on Sunday,...
Published on December 15, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House freshman from New Jersey who was planning to break with his party and vote against impeaching President Donald Trump will...
Published on December 14, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee pushed deliberately toward a historic vote Thursday to approve articles of impeachment against...
Published on December 12, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald...
Published on December 12, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Justice Department’s internal watchdog was caught in a political tug of war Wednesday as Republican and Democratic senators used...
Published on December 11, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “betrayed the nation...
Published on December 10, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump today, sources say: One charge against the...
Published on December 9, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speeding toward impeachment, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he expects a committee vote soon on charges...
Published on December 8, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the...
Published on December 8, 2019 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, the Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in...
Published on December 7, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump....
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 14
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden sought to capitalize on President Donald Trump’s icy reception from world leaders by portraying himself Thursday...
Published on December 5, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three leading legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic...
Published on December 5, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Hundreds of thousands of Americans on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule...
Published on December 4, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday outlined evidence of “significant misconduct” by President Donald Trump toward Ukraine. The findings will...
Published on December 4, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The conditions for impeaching a president are set out in a 199-character passage of the Constitution: “The President, Vice...
Published on December 4, 2019 - Page 7
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ten weeks before New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, challengers of a state law that requires...
Published on December 1, 2019 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats’ majority by dislodging...
Published on November 26, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the podcast “Serial.”...
Published on November 21, 2019 - Page 14
ATLANTA (AP) — The top Democratic presidential candidates clashed over a “Medicare for All” plan to provide universal, government-run health...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg he’d like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 32
WASHINGTON (AP) —Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to pay for “Medicare for All” without raising taxes on the middle class departs from how the U.S. has...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s municipal elections Tuesday featured two statewide appellate judge seats, as well as some potential firsts in local races...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 6
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Trump on Tuesday and took full control of the statehouse for...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON — A year out from the 2020 general election, there already is significant interest in the presidential campaign. But a poll from The...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City voters used to picking one candidate per race may soon be marking their ballots for up to five. A ballot measure in...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 4
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —Bristling at Elizabeth Warren’s suggestions that he’s a milquetoast moderate with small ideas, presidential candidate Joe...
Published on November 2, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden raised $5.3 million in October in a surge of small-dollar online contributions that rolled in after President Donald...
Published on November 2, 2019 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed $20 trillion in federal spending over the next decade to provide health care to every American...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 10
SCRANTON — Joe Biden cast President Donald Trump on Wednesday as a fraudulent populist whose tax policies, economic stewardship and erratic...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as...
Published on October 1, 2019 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kerry got “Swift Boated” in 2004. For Hillary Clinton in 2016, it was her “damn emails.” Remembering those failed Democratic...
Published on September 27, 2019 - Page 10
Democratic presidential candidates are united in condemning President Donald Trump for seeking a foreign country’s help to trash a domestic political...
Published on September 24, 2019 - Page 5
The Democratic National Committee is increasing the polling and fundraising requirements for presidential candidates to qualify for the primary...
Published on September 21, 2019 - Page 12
Elizabeth Warren has enjoyed a heady summer of massive crowds and endless selfie lines as she steadily climbs in Democratic presidential primary...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist who chronicled Washington from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing thousands of cheering supporters in the nation’s largest city, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 10
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Arentz is a political unicorn. The 28-year-old Marine from Jacksonville, North Carolina, didn’t vote in 2016, and...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 24
HOUSTON (AP) — An aggressive Joe Biden defended his health care plan against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in Thursday night’s...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 17
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the back of a West Des Moines brew pub, a dozen supporters of Pete Buttigieg sipped craft beer and wine, scribbling...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 9
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats’ plans for virtual presidential caucuses in Iowa and Nevada are effectively dead as the national party chairman...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 9
GREENVILLE, S.C. —Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday defended his faulty description of a tale of military heroism and his...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 18
EDITOR’S NOTE: One in a series exploring the stories the 2020 presidential candidates tell about themselves, their families and the origins of their...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 18
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Trump campaign has a message for its female supporters: It’s time to come out of hiding. “There’s a lot of people that...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 21
EDITORS’S NOTE: One in a series exploring the stories the 2020 presidential candidates tell about themselves, their families and the origins of...
Published on August 23, 2019 - Page 8
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 21
PHOENIX — If former major league pitcher Curt Schilling runs for Congress in Arizona, he said it might be for Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran's...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 5
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —Democrats are still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors’ offices, flipped 21 statehouse...